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Spivak, C. D. (Charles D.), 1861-1927

 Person

A Jewish Immigrant from Tsarist Russia, Spivak pursued medicine out of a desire to be of service to humanity. In 1896, when his wife Jennie showed signs of incipient tuberculosis, Spivak moved their young family to Denver to take advantage of Colorado’s reputation as the World’s Sanatorium. Spivak's concern for the indignant consumptives he saw flooding into the state led to his founding the Jewish Consumptives’ Relief Society (JCRS), a sanatorium dedicated to the care of all, even those in the advanced stages of TB. Spivak also ensured that the primarily Eastern European Jewish patients were cared for in an environment that respected their culture- unlike many such institutions, the JCRS featured a kosher kitchen and observed the Jewish Sabbath and holidays. Dr. Spivak was also an associate professor of medicine at the University of Denver from 1896-1901.

Citation

Leḳsiḳon fun der nayer Yidisher liṭeraṭur, 1965 (Spiṿaḳ, Ḥayim; d. 10-16-1927; b. as Ḥayim-Ḥayḳl Spiṿaḳoṿsḳi; d. in Denver, Colorado) Yehoash. Idish ṿerṭerbukh, 1926: t.p. (Dr. Ḥayim Spiṿaḳ) t.p. verso (Dr. C. D. Spivak [in rom.]) Who's who in American Jewry, 1926 (Spivak, Charles; physician, author; b. 12-25-1861, Krementschug, Russia).

Found in 3635 Collections and/or Records:

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 February 18

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0098.00033
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson to pay for Mr. Quint's boarding. The check amounts to $15.00.

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Levenson, 1911 March 10

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0112.00025
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Mrs. G. Levenson. The check pays for Jacob Mallinger's boarding and amounts to $7.10.

Check from C.D. Spivak to G. Wilson, 1910 December 27

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0107.00019
Overview Check voucher from C.D. Spivak to G. Wilson. Spivak notes on the check that there is $32.30 left from $100.00 sent by Orrin S. Good.

Check from C.D. Spivak to J. Rapaport , 1912 January 8

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Identifier: B002.01.0104.0155.00024
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to J. Rapaport. The check covers a $7.00 money order, $11.28 left behind from her late husband, and one watch.

Check from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal, 1911 March 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0162.00003
Overview A check written from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal for three dollars as a loan to Russcal.

Check from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal, 1911 March 15

 Item
Identifier: B002.01.0103.0162.00004
Overview A check written from C.D. Spivak to L. Russcal for three dollars as a loan to Russcal.

Check from C.D. Spivak to Michaelson's Bros. , 1911 January 9

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Identifier: B002.01.0103.0098.00014
Overview Check from C.D. Spivak to Michaelson’s Bros. The check is for goods purchased from L. Quint. The total comes to $13.80.